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Harry Driver (1931–1973)

Harry Driver was born on May 13, 1931 in Manchester, England. He was a writer and producer, known for Coronation Street (1960), Love Thy Neighbour (1972) and Never Mind the Quality, Feel the Width (1967). He died on November 25, 1973. See full bio »

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(age 42)

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Known For

Coronation Street
(1961-1973)
Love Thy Neighbour
(1972-1975)
George and the Dragon
(1966-1968)

Filmography

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  Bless This House (TV Series) (writer - 13 episodes, 1972 - 1976) (written by - 3 episodes, 1971)
- Friends and Neighbours (1976) ... (writer)
- Something of Value (1976) ... (writer)
- The Naked Paperhanger (1976) ... (writer)
- The First 25 Years Are the Worst (1974) ... (writer)
- The Bells Are Ringing (1974) ... (writer)
  Love Thy Neighbour (TV Series) (written by - 27 episodes, 1972 - 1974) (created by - 20 episodes, 1972 - 1974) (creator - 12 episodes, 1973 - 1975) (devised by - 4 episodes, 1974)
- Episode #5.2 (1975) ... (creator)
- Episode #5.1 (1975) ... (creator)
- April Fools (1974) ... (creator)
- Eddie's Birthday (1974) ... (devised by)
- Ghosts (1974) ... (devised by)
  Spring and Autumn (TV Series) (written by - 6 episodes, 1973) (series devised by - 3 episodes, 1974) (writer - 1 episode, 1972)
- Episode #2.3 (1974) ... (series devised by)
- Episode #2.2 (1974) ... (series devised by)
- Episode #2.1 (1974) ... (series devised by)
- Episode #1.6 (1973) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.5 (1973) ... (written by)
 1973 All Star Comedy Carnival (TV Movie) (writer: "Spring and Autumn")
  Coronation Street (TV Series) (4 episodes, 1961) (stories - 44 episodes, 1961 - 1973) (writer - 2 episodes, 1964)
- Episode #1.1335 (1973) ... (stories)
- Episode #1.1263 (1973) ... (stories)
- Episode #1.1102 (1971) ... (stories)
- Episode #1.1035 (1970) ... (stories)
- Episode #1.995 (1970) ... (stories)
 1973 Love Thy Neighbour (screenplay)
 1972 Cheap at Half the Price (TV Movie) (writer)
 1972 All Star Comedy Carnival (TV Movie) (writer - segment "Love Thy Neighbour")
 1970-1971 For the Love of Ada (TV Series) (written & created by - 27 episodes)
- Special: Christmas with Ada (1971) ... (written & created by)
- The Christening (1971) ... (written & created by)
- Insomnia (1971) ... (written & created by)
- The Admirer (1971) ... (written & created by)
- Birth (1971) ... (written & created by)
  Never Mind the Quality, Feel the Width (TV Series) (writer - 28 episodes, 1967 - 1971) (written by - 1 episode, 1970)
- Mix Me a Marriage (1971) ... (writer)
- Daylight Robbery (1971) ... (writer)
- Weavers to Wearers (1971) ... (writer)
- No Smoke Without Fire (1971) ... (writer)
- Holiday with Kosher Strings (1971) ... (writer)
  Two in Clover (TV Series) (writer - 9 episodes, 1969 - 1970) (written by - 3 episodes, 1969) (by - 1 episode, 1969)
- Episode #2.6 (1970) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.5 (1970) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.4 (1970) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.3 (1970) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.2 (1970) ... (writer)
  Nearest and Dearest (TV Series) (creator - 13 episodes, 1968 - 1969) (writer - 3 episodes, 1968) (written by - 1 episode, 1968)
- Two Pennies to Rub Together (1969) ... (creator)
- The Power Behind the Throne (1969) ... (creator)
- What Seems to Be the Trouble? (1969) ... (creator)
- Now Is the Hour (1969) ... (creator)
- All You Wish Yourself (1969) ... (creator)
 1968-1969 Best of Enemies (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (1969) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.1 (1968) ... (writer)
  George and the Dragon (TV Series) (writer - 20 episodes, 1967 - 1968) (written by - 6 episodes, 1966)
- Love Is a Many Splendoured Thing (1968) ... (writer)
- Floribunda Gabrielle (1968) ... (writer)
- Life Insurance (1968) ... (writer)
- Gabrielle's Birthday (1968) ... (writer)
- The Football Match (1968) ... (writer)
 1966-1967 Adam Adamant Lives! (TV Series) (by - 5 episodes)
- The Deadly Bullet (1967) ... (by)
- The Survivors (1967) ... (by)
- Conspiracy of Death (1967) ... (by)
- The Village of Evil (1966) ... (by)
- Beauty Is an Ugly Word (1966) ... (by)
 1967 Armchair Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 1967 That's Show Business (TV Movie)
  Pardon the Expression (TV Series) (writer - 14 episodes, 1965 - 1966) (written by - 2 episodes, 1965 - 1966)
- Christmas Special (1966) ... (written by)
- Thunderfinger: Part 2 (1966) ... (writer)
- Thunderfinger: Part 1 (1966) ... (writer)
- Man's Best Friend (1966) ... (writer)
- Rustle of Spring (1966) ... (writer)
 1960-1965 Here's Harry (TV Series) (writer - 21 episodes)
- The Best Man (1965) ... (writer)
- The Jacket (1962) ... (writer)
- The Last Train (1961) ... (writer)
- The Insurance Stamps (1961) ... (writer)
- The Overdraft (1961) ... (writer)
  Taxi! (TV Series) (writer - 7 episodes, 1964) (written by - 6 episodes, 1964)
- It's a Mug's Game (1964) ... (writer)
- Two-Five-Two (1964) ... (written by)
- We've Got to Live in the Winter (1964) ... (writer)
- Will You Marry Face? (1964) ... (writer)
- Christmas in May (1964) ... (writer)
 1964 The Villains (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Big Fleas Have Little Fleas (1964) ... (writer)
- Les Girls (1964) ... (writer)
  Comedy Playhouse (TV Series) (script - 1 episode, 1963) (writer - 1 episode, 1963) (written by - 1 episode, 1963)
- The Chars (1963) ... (script)
- A Picture of Innocence (1963) ... (writer)
- On the Knocker (1963) ... (written by)
 1963 The Odd Man (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Saga of Johnny Mac (1963) ... (writer)
 1963 Bootsie and Snudge (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Being Nice to Bootsie (1963) ... (written by)
 1962 De rally (TV Movie)
 1962 Bulldog Breed (TV Series) (story by - 2 episodes)
- The New Garage (1962) ... (story by)
- The New Digs (1962) ... (story by)
 1962 De laatste trein (TV Movie) (as H. Driver)
 1960 Skyport (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.39 (1960) ... (writer)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

H. Driver
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Trivia:

At the age of 27 he was struck down with polio. He was in an iron lung for eighteen months before, paralysed from the neck down, spending the remainder of his life in a wheelchair. Ironically it was this which spurred him into his successful writing career. See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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